Top 14 KDrama and KPop Filming Sites in Gangwondo!
In this article we will share to you the top korean drama and kpop filming sites in Gangwon-do region in south korea. Let’s dive right to these filming locations.
Jumunjin Breakwater is well known as filming locations for Goblin, where Kim Go Eun and Gong Yoo meet and received a Bouquet.
If you want to have same scene as seen in the dramas, you can easily rent the bouquet nearby and take same pictures with your loved one as Gong Yoo and Go Eun in the dramas.
Other than that, you can also find BTS bus stop nearby where they filmed ‘They Never Walk Alone’ and parts of Jimin’s cuts in the ‘Spring Day’.
Address: 210, Jumunbuk-ro, Jumunjin-eup, Gangneung-si, Gangwon-do, South Korea
Mukho Lighthouse is located at Nongol-gil, Donghae. This areas was featured in ‘Run On’ 2020 korean dramas.
You can find Nongol cafes that offers you a beautiful views of the beach. This cafes is where Shin Se Kyung and Soo Young have some talk in JTBC Drama ‘Run On’.
Right as you leave the cafes, you will see the big red windmill where Soo young and Kang Tae Oh met. This areas has various murals and sculptures that was great for taking some pictures and explore around.
Address: 2 Nongol 1-gil, Donghae-si, Gangwon-do
Mangsang Beach is located in Donghae, connecting Gangneung and Samcheok. This beach has been featured in Hotel Del Luna 2019 kdrama hits, starring IU and Yeo Jin Goo.
IU visited this beach whenever she felt meaningless about life. This beach offers a gorgeous sunset views to refresh your soul.
Address: 6270-10 Donghae-daero, Donghae-si, Gangwon-do
Yongpyong Resort is the largest ski resort in Korea, well known for it’s fantastic natural scenery.
This resort has been featured in various korean dramas, such as “Winter Sonata”, “Guardian: The Lonely and Great God”, and “My ID is Gangnam Beauty”.
This is where the university orientation was held in My ID is Gangnam Beauty.
Other than that, you can take a cable car up to Balwangsan Mountain.
Balwangsan Mountain was also used in My ID is Gangnam Beauty korean drama in the scene where Mi Rae come to get an energy from this mountain.
At the top of Balwangsan Mountain you can find a Winter Sonata photo zone.
Address: 715 Olympic-ro, Daegwalnyeong-myeon, Pyeongchang-gun, Gangwon-do
Imdangdong Catholic Church
Imdangdong Catholic Church is the oldest catholic church in gangneum which was establish right after the Korean War. This church has been featured in kdrama hits ‘Mr.Sunshine’ where Kim min Jung came to find her mother.
Address: 148, Imyeong-ro, Gangneung-si, Gangwon-do
Goseokjeong Pavilion is One of the eight scenic spots in the area located in the Hantan River valley.
On the side of the trail, you can see various Korean dramas that were being featured here, such as Shark, That Winter, the Wind Blows, Dr. Jin, and Gunman in Joseon.
In the first episode of That Winter, the Wind Blows, Jo In-sung appeared here during the winter snow where hantan River was frozen.
You can also enjoy riding the boat and having some beautiful sceneries all around.
Address: 1825 Taebong-ro, Dongsong-eup, Cheorwon-gun, Gangwon-do
Samcheok Sol Beach Resort
This place was featured as the background of SBS drama ‘While You Were Sleeping’ in 2017 where Lee jong Suk and Suzy came for a date.
In front of the resort, there is a 500m pathway where you can enjoy the beautiful scenery of the beach.
Address: 453 Surobuin-gil, Samcheok-si, Gangwon-do
Hanbo Coal Mine
Hanbo Coal Mine is a closed mine in Taebaek that was featured in ‘Descendants of the Sun’, hits kdrama starring Song joong Ki and Song Hye Kyo.
The drama was so popular that they preserves the filming set special for the the fans who want to visit.
Address: San 67-38, Tong-dong, Taebaek-si, Gangwon-do
Museum SAN is located in Wonju. This museum was divided into several different areas, such as paper gallery, outdoor garden, art gallery, meditation hall and James Turrell exhibit.
Museum San appeared in various korean dramas, movies and advertisement.
BTS leader RM has also visited this museum to see what this museum has to offers.
Address: 260 Okeubaelli 2-gil, Jijeong-myeon, Wonju-si, Gangwon-do
Main Building 0:00-18:00
James Turrell Hall 10:30-17:30
Meditation Hall 10:25-17:05
Jade Garden is a European-style luxury arboretum located in Chuncheon.
This place has been featured in many various korean dramas, such as “Angel’s Last Mission: Love”, starring Shin Hye sun and Kim Myung soo, and “The Winter, The Winter Blows”, starring Song Hye Kyo and Jo In sung.
Address: 80, Haetgot-gil, Namsan-myeon, Chuncheon-si, Gangwon-do
Sogeumsan Suspension Bridge
Sogeumsan Suspension Bridge 200 meter long suspension bridge in Wonju and currently is the longest suspension bridge in Korea. It offers a beautiful scenery of the Seomgang River.
This place is also being featured in the 9th episode of ‘It’s Okay Not To Be okay’ where Gang Tae come to see the suspension bridge.
This locations is also featured in Infinite Challenge, where Yoo Jae Suk was sent here.
This place is a tourist and locals hot spot, so you can expect to see crowds here.
Address: 14 Sogeumsan-gil, Jijeong-myeon, Wonju-si, Gangwon-do
- Hours: 09:00-17:00
- Admission: 3,000 won
Art Museum Jajaknamusoup
Art Museum Jajaknamusoup is definitely good for healing as it was filled with greeneries all around. This place has been featured in the popular Kdrama Forest, starring Park Hae-jin and Cho Bo-ah
You can see various pictures of idols who have visited to film and shoot here.
Other than that, this place was also featured by BTS last year where they filmed their Winter Package.
Address: 186 Hanu-ro dugok 5-gil, Ucheon-myeon, Hoengseong-gun, Gangwon-do
- Hours: 10:00-17:00
- National Holidays: 13:00-17:00
- Wed-Thu: Closed
- Admission: 20,000 won
Alpaca World is an animal farm in Hongcheon that has been featured in ‘VIP’ kdrama starring Jang Na ra and Lee Sang Yoon where they hosted birthday party.
This place was really good for those animal lover and those who want to find healing place.
Address: 310, Pungcheon-ri, Hwachon-myeon, Hongcheon-gun, Gangwon-do
Oeongchi Beach is a small beaches with a crystal clear waters and offers a breathtaking scenery in Sokcho.
This place has been featured in episode 3 of Kdrama “Encounter”, starring Song Hye Kyo and Park Bo-gum.
Address: 656 Daepo-dong, Sokcho-si, Gangwon-do
- Opening Hours:
Warm Seasons: 06:00-20:00
Cold Seasons: 07:00-18:00
Kdrama And Kpop Filming Site in Gangwondo
Here’s the list of some korean dramas and kpop filming site in Gangwondo region in south korea. How do you think about these place? Have you ever visit this place? Let us know in the comment sections below!
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